The Parish Family Ideal

The parish is not just a group of random people who happen to attend or belong to a certain Church.

Fasting effectively…not half-heartedly

St Nicholas Church Candles

Every Orthodox Christian knows that fasting is mandated by the Church for ourown good. In no way can we fight passions or any kind of afflictive thoughtswithout resorting to fasting. The flame of every passion or sin is extinguished byproper fasting. If our fasting is out of order or if our fasting habits are not…